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2016/2017 Season


2016/2017 Season To make it easier for you to purchase tickets, this PDF is interactive—just hover your mouse on any date, and you be redirected to the selected performance. To receive concerts at a reduced subscription rate, click “Go to Package” on either one of the susbscription options below.

Subscription Options The Butler School of Music is thrilled to offer Season Packages for the 2016/2017 performance year—an opportunity to enjoy our top-tier concerts at a reduced, subscription rate. Joining is easy, flexible and affordable. Your patronage extends direct support to the artists who make this rich experience possible. Additionally, ticket proceeds help to expand our diverse program of free performances, available to all audiences throughout the season. We invite you to join us in spending the upcoming year in engagement with worldclass artists and their enriching work. Here are your options for an enhanced musical experience:

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Butler Season Subscription Package

Butler Opera Center Package

Choose at least four performances from the 2016/2017 Season and receive 40% off tickets.

Choose three of Opera’s four performances and receive 50% off tickets.

Package includes our best ensembles and operas, as well as guest artist and faculty recitals. Although this subscription is open throughout the year, we encourage early reservation to ensure availability of top choices.

Options include three main stage productions (with four performance dates each) and a recital with alumna soprano Mary Dunleavy and maestro Kelly Kuo. This package is available for purchase through January 25, 2017.

Go to Package

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To purchase subscription packages or individual performance tickets, go to music.utexas.edu and select “Concerts & Events”.

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Contents Symphony Orchestra

Wind Ensemble

New Music Ensemble

Pages 4–5

Pages 6–7

Pages 8–9

Butler Opera Center

Jazz Orchestra

Choral Music

Pages 10–11

Page 12

Page 13

Faculty Concerts

Calendar

Parking Information

Pages 14–17

Pages 18–19

Page 20–23

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Symphony Orchestra Gerhardt Zimmermann, director

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Pictured: Daniel Kopp, cello


Fall 2016

Spring 2017

Monday, September 26, 7:30 PM Bates Recital Hall

Monday, February 13, 7:30 PM Bates Recital Hall

Tito Muñoz, guest conductor Ellie Jarrett Shattles, mezzo-soprano

Jean Sibelius Symphony No. 5 in E-flat Major, Op. 82

Adam Schoenberg Finding Rothko Leonard Bernstein Symphony No. 1, Jeremiah Aaron Copland Appalachian Spring Suite George Gershwin An American in Paris

Monday, April 3, 7:30 PM Bates Recital Hall Andrew Boss *Symphony No. 2 for Orchestra Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 6 in B Minor, Pathétique Concerto to be announced featuring UTSO Competition Winner

Monday, October 24, 7:30 PM Bates Recital Hall Stephen Montague, guest composer

Wednesday, May 3, 7:30 PM Bates Recital Hall

Carl Maria von Weber Overture to Peter Schmoll

Felix Mendelssohn Symphony No. 3, Scottish

Ludwig van Beethoven Symphony No. 1 in C Major, Op. 21

Concerto to be announced featuring UTSO Competition Winner

Stephen Montague Snakebite

*World Premiere

Zoltán Kodály Dances of Galánta

Monday, November 28, 7:30 PM Bates Recital Hall Paul Grobey, guest conductor Richard Strauss

Serenade for Winds in E-flat Major, Op. 7

Gustav Mahler Symphony No. 5 in C-sharp Minor

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Wind Ensemble Jerry Junkin, director

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Pictured: Eric Gonzales, euphonium


Fall 2016

Spring 2017

Sunday, September 25, 4:00 PM Bates Recital Hall

Sunday, March 5, 7:00 PM Bass Concert Hall

Joel Puckett, visiting composer Craig Morris, trumpet Chamber Singers and Concert Chorale

Jonathan Gunn, clarinet Stephen Montague Intrada 1631

Joel Puckett Asimov’s Aviary

John Corigliano Clarinet Concerto

Igor Stravinsky Symphonies of Wind Instruments

Adam Schoenberg *Symphony No. 2

Eric Whitacre Deep Field

John Philip Sousa The Glory of the Yankee Navy

Joel Puckett 15th Night of the Moon: Concerto for Trumpet

This concert is not part of our subscription package. Purchase tickets at: texasperformingarts.org

*World Premiere

Sunday, October 23, 4:00 PM Bates Recital Hall Stephen Montague, visiting composer Tiffany Galus, guest conductor

Sunday, April 30, 4:00 PM Bates Recital Hall

Stephen Montague Intrada 1631 Donald Grantham Fantasy Variations on George Gerswhin’s Second Prelude for Piano Adam Schoenberg Picture Studies

Lance Sample, guest conductor

Omar Thomas Of Our New Day Begun Casey Martin Ashen Skies of a Timeworn World David Maslanka Symphony No. 8

Sunday, November 20, 4:00 PM Bates Recital Hall D.J. Sparr, visiting composer Charles Villarrubia, tuba Pamornpan Komolpamorn, guest conductor D.J. Sparr Cloud of Witnesses Michael Daugherty Reflections on the Mississippi for Tuba and Orchestra Morton Gould Symphony No. 4, West Point

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New Music Ensemble Dan Welcher, director

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Pictured: Professor Gedigian, flute; Niccolรณ Muti, violin; Emily Spitz, bassoon


Fall 2016

Spring 2017

Wednesday, September 28, 7:30 PM Bates Recital Hall

Wednesday, March 29, 7:30 PM Bates Recital Hall

Joel Puckett, visiting composer Brian Lewis, violin

Alissa Roca, soprano Andrew Sickmeier, percussion

Joel Puckett Southern Comforts: Violin Concerto

Anthony Brandt Nano Symphony

Steven Stucky Cantus

Patrick Valentino Visions for Vibraphone

Alex Johnson Obscure Sorrows

Robert Maggio Triangle Trade

Joel Puckett Knells for Bonnie

John Corigliano Mr. Tambourine Man: Seven Poems of Bob Dylan

Wednesday, October 26, 7:30 PM Bates Recital Hall Stephen Montague, visiting composer Stephen Serpa, countertenor Stephen Montague At the White Edge of Phrygia Ian Dicke 86’d Stephen Montague After Ives…: No. 6 “Forever J.P.S.” Minho Yoon Day Trip

Friday, April 28, 7:30 PM Bates Recital Hall Jacob Druckman Come Round Christopher Rouse Compline Mason Bates The Rise of Exotic Computing Andrea Clearfield Rabsong Shar (The Eastern Room of the Palace)

Stephen Montague Thule Ultima

Wednesday, November 23, 7:30 PM Bates Recital Hall D.J. Sparr, visiting composer and electric guitar Ellie Jarrett Shattles, mezzo-soprano D.J. Sparr General Electric Derek Bermel Ritornello: Electric Guitar Concerto Dan Welcher Remembrance in Black and White

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Butler Opera Center Robert DeSimone, director Kelly Kuo, conductor Tamara Sanikidze, principal coach

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Pictured: Ellie Jarrett Shattles, mezzo-soprano


Suor Angelica & Gianni Schicchi by Giacomo Puccini Margaret Jumonville and Azalea Laredo, directors Friday, October 21, 7:30 PM Sunday, October 23, 4:00 PM Friday, October 28, 7:30 PM Sunday, October 30, 4:00 PM

Fall Opera Scenes Scenes to include: The Telephone by Gian Carlo Menotti Four Dialogues by Ned Rorem Wednesday, November 30, 7:30 PM Thursday, December 1, 7:30 PM

Little Women by Mark Adamo Jessica Burton, director New Music Ensemble Thursday, February 23, 7:30 PM Saturday, February 25, 7:30 PM Sunday, February 26, 4:00 PM

The Magic Flute by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Robert DeSimone, director Saturday, April 22, 7:30 PM Sunday, April 23, 4:00 PM Friday, April 28, 7:30 PM Saturday, April 29, 7:30 PM

All performances will be in McCullough Theatre.

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Jazz Orchestra Jeff Hellmer, director

Fall 2016

Spring 2017

Friday, October 7, 7:30 PM Bates Recital Hall

Friday, February 24, 7:30 PM Bates Recital Hall

Friday, November 11, 7:30 PM Bates Recital Hall

Jazz Festival Saturday, April 8, 8:00 PM Bates Recital Hall The University of Texas Jazz Orchestra with special guest Cyrus Chestnut, piano This concert is not part of our subscription package. Purchase tickets at: texasperformingarts.org

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Choral Music James Morrow, director Pictured: Eric Neuville, tenor

Fall 2016

Spring 2017

Chamber Singers Friday, November 18, 7:30 PM Bates Recital Hall

Chamber Singers Friday, April 7, 7:30 PM Bates Recital Hall

American Choral Variations

Johann Sebastian Bach Mass in B Minor, BWV 232

Holiday Choral Concert Monday, December 5, 7:30 PM Bates Recital Hall Chamber Singers, Concert Chorale & University Chorus This concert is not available in our Subscription package—tickets will be available for individual sale only.

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Faculty & Guest Artists

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Pictured: Jonathan Gunn, Assistant Professor of Clarinet


Fall 2016

Anton Nel and Christopher Guzman: Music for Four Hands Sunday, October 9, 4:00 PM Bates Recital Hall

Jonathan Gunn, clarinet Monday, September 12, 7:30 PM Jessen Auditorium Anton Nel, piano Marianne Gedigian, flute Andrew Parker, oboe Kristin Wolfe Jensen, bassoon Patrick Hughes, horn Francis Poulenc Sextet for Wind Quintet and Piano in C Major

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, arr. Busoni Fantasia in F Minor, K. 608 Robert Schumann, arr. Debussy Six Canonic Etudes, Op. 56 Witold Lutosล‚awski Variations on a Theme of Paganini Franz Schubert Eight Variations on an Original Theme in A-flat Major, D813 Maurice Ravel La Valse

Mirรณ Quartet Thursday, September 15, 7:30 PM Bates Recital Hall Johannes Brahms The Complete String Quartets

Stephen Page, saxophone Cameron Hofmann, piano Friday, October 28, 7:30 PM Bates Recital Hall John Adams Saxophone Concerto

Sandy Yamamoto, violin Colette Valentine, piano Friday, September 23, 7:30 PM Bates Recital Hall

Dan Welcher *As Light As Bird From Brier Gregory Wanamaker of Light and Shadows

Daniel Ching, violin Johannes Brahms Sonatensatz, Scherzo in C Minor from the F.A.E. Sonata Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Violin Sonata in G Major, K. 301 Sergei Prokofiev

Charles Villarrubia, tuba Colette Valentine, piano Sunday, October 30, 4:30 PM Recital Studio Program to include works by Niklas Sivelรถv, Sofia Gubaidulina, Sam Lipman, and others.

Sonata for Two Violins in C Major, Op. 56

Edward Elgar Romance for Violin and Piano, Op. 1 Felix Mendelssohn Violin Sonata in F Major

David Small, baritone Rick Rowley, piano Sunday, November 13, 7:30 PM Bates Recital Hall Johannes Brahms Die schรถne Magelone *World Premiere

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Pictured: Sandy Yamamoto, Senior Lecturer in Violin


Spring 2017 Mary Dunleavy, soprano Kelly Kuo, piano Friday, January 27, 7:30 PM Jessen Auditorium Richard Strauss Vier letzte Lieder

Rick Rowley, piano Sunday, February 12, 4:00 PM Bates Recital Hall

Kelly Kuo, piano Thursday, April 6, 7:30 PM Bates Recital Hall Marianne Gedigian, flute Bion Tsang, cello Joshua Gindele, cello Patrick Hughes, horn Anton Nel, piano Francis Poulenc Sonata for Flute and Piano Frank Bridge Cello Sonata in D Minor, H. 125 Robert Schumann Andante und Variationen, Op. 46

Johannes Brahms Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel, Op. 24 Claude Debussy Children’s Corner

Butler Trio Friday, April 14, 7:30 PM Bates Recital Hall John Largess, viola

David Small, baritone Tamara Sanikidze, piano Saturday, April 1, 7:30 PM Bates Recital Hall Dave Scott, trumpet Ludwig van Beethoven An die ferne Geliebte

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Piano Quartet in G Minor, K. 478 Sergei Rachmaninoff Trio élégiaque No. 1 Johannes Brahms Piano Trio No. 2 in C Major, Op. 87

Eric Ewazen …to cast a shadow again

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CALENDAR OF EVENTS BY DATE JAT Jessen Auditorium BRH Bates Recital Hall RST Recital Studio BCH Bass Concert Hall MCT McCullough Theatre

Fall 2016

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Mon | Sep 12

7:30 PM

JAT

Jonathan Gunn, clarinet: Chamber Recital with faculty

Thur | Sep 15

7:30 PM

BRH

Miró Quartet: The Complete Brahms String Quartets

Fri | Sep 23

7:30 PM

BRH

Sandy Yamamoto, violin & Colette Valentine, piano

Sun | Sep 25

4:00 PM

BRH

Wind Ensemble: Joel Puckett, visiting composer

Mon | Sep 26

7:30 PM

BRH

Symphony Orchestra: Tito Muñoz, guest conductor

Wed | Sep 28

7:30 PM

BRH

New Music Ensemble: Joel Puckett, visiting composer

Fri | Oct 7

7:30 PM

BRH

Jazz Orchestra

Sun | Oct 9

4:00 PM

BRH

Anton Nel & Christopher Guzman: Four Hands

Fri | Oct 21

7:30 PM

MCT

Butler Opera Center: Suor Angelica & Gianni Schicchi

Sun | Oct 23

4:00 PM

MCT

Butler Opera Center: Suor Angelica & Gianni Schicchi

Sun | Oct 23

4:00 PM

BRH

Wind Ensemble: Stephen Montague, visiting composer

Mon | Oct 24

7:30 PM

BRH

Symphony Orchestra

Wed | Oct 26

7:30 PM

BRH

New Music Ensemble: Stephen Montague, visiting composer

Fri | Oct 28

7:30 PM

MCT

Butler Opera Center: Suor Angelica & Gianni Schicchi

Fri | Oct 28

7:30 PM

BRH

Stephen Page, saxophone & Cameron Hoffman, piano

Sun | Oct 30

4:00 PM

MCT

Butler Opera Center: Suor Angelica & Gianni Schicchi

Sun | Oct 30

4:30 PM

RST

Charles Villarrubia, tuba & Colette Valentine, piano

Fri | Nov 11

7:30 PM

BRH

Jazz Orchestra

Sun | Nov 13

7:30 PM

BRH

David Small & Rick Rowley: Die schöne Magelone

Fri | Nov 18

7:30 PM

BRH

Chamber Singers

Sun | Nov 20

4:00 PM

BRH

Wind Ensemble: D. J. Sparr, visiting composer

Mon | Nov 21

7:30 PM

BRH

New Music Ensemble: D. J. Sparr, visiting composer

Mon | Nov 28

7:30 PM

BRH

Symphony Orchestra

Mon | Dec 5

7:30 PM

BRH

Holiday Choral Concert*

*For individual sale only—not part of Season Subscription package


Spring 2017 Fri | Jan 27

7:30 PM

JAT

Mary Dunleavy, soprano & Kelly Kuo, piano

Sun | Feb 12

4:00 PM

BRH

Rick Rowley, piano

Mon | Feb 13

7:30 PM

BRH

Symphony Orchestra

Thur | Feb 23

7:30 PM

MCT

Butler Opera Center: Little Women

Fri | Feb 24

7:30 PM

MCT

Butler Opera Center: Little Women

Fri | Feb 24

7:30 PM

BRH

Jazz Orchestra

Sat | Feb 25

7:30 PM

MCT

Butler Opera Center: Little Women

Sun | Feb 26

4:00 PM

MCT

Butler Opera Center: Little Women

Sun | Mar 5

7:00 PM

BCH

Wind Ensemble++

Wed | Mar 29

7:30 PM

BRH

New Music Ensemble

Sat | Apr 1

7:30 PM

BRH

Tamara Sanikidze, piano & David Small, baritone

Mon | Apr 3

7:30 PM

BRH

Symphony Orchestra

Thur | Apr 6

7:30 PM

BRH

Kelly Kuo, piano: Chamber Recital with faculty

Fri | Apr 7

7:30 PM

BRH

Chamber Singers

Sat | Apr 8

7:30 PM

BRH

Jazz Festival: Jazz Orchestra with Cyrus Chestnut, piano++

Fri | Apr 14

7:30 PM

BRH

Butler Trio

Sat | Apr 22

7:30 PM

MCT

Butler Opera Center: The Magic Flute

Sun | Apr 23

4:00 PM

MCT

Butler Opera Center: The Magic Flute

Fri | Apr 28

7:30 PM

MCT

Butler Opera Center: The Magic Flute

Fri | Apr 28

7:30 PM

BRH

New Music Ensemble

Sat | Apr 29

7:30 PM

MCT

Butler Opera Center: The Magic Flute

Sun | Apr 30

4:00 PM

BRH

Wind Ensemble

Wed | May 3

7:30 PM

BRH

Symphony Orchestra

++Tickets available through texasperformingarts.org—not for sale by Butler School of Music

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PARKING INFORMATION Map 1 Jessen Auditorium in Homer Rainey Hall 1.

Garage parking is available in: • Dobie Mall Garage (2005 Whitis Ave.) across the street from the venue. • The AT&T Conference Center Garage (1900 University Ave.) a block away from the venue. • Rates vary; credit cards only.

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City of Austin metered parking is available on Guadalupe St. and University Ave. Additional paid-parking lots are available in the area.

Map 2 Bates Recital Hall, Recital Studio, McCullough Theater and Bass Concert Hall 1.

Discounted parking is available for pre-purchase on weeknights after 5:45PM and weekends through Click & Park. • Visit utparking.clickandpark.com. Choose College of Fine Arts as your venue. • Purchase the $6 permit by 10PM on the night before the event. • Print the permit and place on your dashboard. • Park in any surface level space on campus (except for F99, O, ADA only, or metered parking spaces). The most convenient surface level spaces are along Robert Dedman Dr. or in LBJ lots 37 through 40 along Red River St.

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The San Jacinto Parking Garage (2401 San Jacinto Blvd.) is the closest garage to the Butler School. Evening and weekend parking ranges between $6 and $10 depending on events on campus. Credit cards are accepted. This is the best parking option for patrons with government-issued ADA permits.

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City of Austin metered parking is available along Dean Keeton St., which runs perpendicular to Robert Dedman Dr. Meters are not enforced after 6PM Monday to Saturday or all day Sunday.

For more detailed information about parking, feel free to visit: music.utexas.edu/about/directions-parking


Map 1

Jessen Auditorium in Homer Rainey Hall

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Map 2

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Bates Recital Hall, McCullough Theatre, Recital Studio, and Bass Concert Hall


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